Bare-Faced Messiah: The True Story of L. Ron Hubbard by Russell Miller PDF

By Russell Miller

New and up-to-date version of the vintage exposé of the lifetime of the founding father of Scientology

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What can I say? It seems that the political scene in America has come full circle and Black people are once again the scapegoats for everything that goes wrong in white America. They no longer feel the need to pacify us with poverty programs and token jobs. Sitting in a maximum-security cell for three years and seven months afforded me an opportunity to reflect upon my life and the lessons I was forced to learn.  . it is time to put what I have learned into practice; freedom will only be won by the sweat of our brows.

See chapter 7, “‘Islam and Revolution’ Is Not a Contradiction,” p. 64. 3. In a 1996 interview with Kim Wade, a student at Hunter College in New York, printed in the Black Student Union newspaper, The Shield, Safiya said: “I would have to say my first involvement with the movement was with the Brothers and Sisters for Afrikan-American Unity on the campus at [New York City Community College], now [New York City] Technical College in Brooklyn. ” So her political consciousness was in process even as she joined Eta Alpha Mu.

Dhoruba sued these agencies for illegal acts they had carried out against him, resulting in his imprisonment. 1 In 1990, as a result of the suit, Dhoruba was released from prison, his conviction reversed. For Dhoruba’s case, Safiya agreed to be questioned by government attorneys about police and FBI attacks on the Black Panther Party. From a court transcript of her hours of testimony, stretching over several days, arises an unusually intimate portrait of the Party’s daily operations and culture.

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